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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-inline] should `initial-letter` be plural?

From: Dave Cramer via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:53:28 +0000
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> Maybe the name initial-child or something else would be more suitable, because it's not only related to pure CSS, but also to the HTML structure. What do you think?

This property exists to create properly-aligned larger letter(s) at the start of a block. In the typographic tradition they have always been called initial letters or drop caps; we chose the former as it covered more of the use cases. `initial-child` seems to describe what the property applies to, not what the property does. I think that term would be confusing for authors. 

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